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Monday, 3 October 2011

Autumn with MAKE my MONDAY!

The first Monday of the Month seems a new theme at Make My Monday  and this time round it's Caz's choice all month along.  The theme is:-

A U T U M N


This week we would like to see your autumnal pieces using a resist technique.
On the Make my Monday blog.
Caz has kindly provided a link to her tutorial.  I have really enjoyed making my DT piece.  As is pretty usual nowadays I have selected an 8x8 cream card for my base.
 I chose to go with white detail embossing powder to do my resist (I did mess round with others but liked this one the best).  I used the technique both on the background paper and the main focal panel.  A selection of distress inks were used:-  Rusty Hinge, Spiced Marmlade, Wild Honey and Aged Tea.
Stamps used were a selection of Elusive Images (main sentiment and focal images) with a text and swirl (which I cannot remember the brand). Use the words "Let the Adventure Begin" as autumn is always an exciting month as we are never sure what we are going to get in the UK - speaking of which hasnt it been warm lol? :)

My fellow DT buddies at MMM have put together some wonderful inspiration so I hope you can join us this week.

I am also entering this card into the following challenges:-

Stamptacular Sunday - Wonderul Fall Photo Inspiration

The Hybrid Caravan Challenge - Autumn/Fall

Cupcake Inspirations - Photo Inspiration

Do you like my little apple?

Thanks for stopping by!  Suzanne ~x~

18 comments:

Brenda Brown said...

Love this Suzanne, the embossing and colours are gorgeous.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Irene said...

Absolutely gorgeous Suzanne, it certainly has an Autumn look with those lovely colours. I love it!
Irene x

Fliss said...

Really gorgeous creation Suz and looks like we used virtually the same DIs too.
I just love Autumn as the trees start to turn and the normally crisp mornings are great though no complaints about the current heatwave lol. My hubby says that there will be snow in late November - heigh ho, British weather!
Have a lovely week.
Hugs, Fliss xx

Nigel said...

Fantastic creations, glad to see it worked out ok :)

Carolyn L. said...

I just love the rich and vibrant colors you used and the stamp techniques are wonderful.
Thanks for joining us at Stamptacular.
Hugs,
Carolyn

Jacqueline said...

I love these stamps - gorgeous embossing too - Jacqueline xx

Stampalicious said...

I love the resist technique you used, it looks awesome, thank you for joining our challenge at Stamptacular Sunday, hugs, martina

Rene said...

This is so elegant and lovely!
Thank you so much for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations this week! Good luck!
Rene :D

Heleen said...

Such a great card, Suzanne! I love the coloring.
Thank you for joining us at Stamptacular sunday and I wish you luck woth the challenge.

Hugs,
Heleen

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Gorgeous Autumnal creation Suzanne, love the images and the little apple is gorgeous, nice touch. Tracy x

Nina said...

Ohlala, what a beautiful card! Totally love the motivs and the warm colours.

Thank you for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday this week. Hope to see you again :)
Hugs, Nina.

Lynne Moncrieff said...

Beautiful Autumnal colours and the embossing makes the images really "pop".
Wishes
Lynne

Shar said...

Absolutely gorgeous!

Suzi B said...

Fabulous Suze and I love your little apple!
Suzi B xx

Whimsey said...

The colors are beautiful - love this technique! Love that little apple! :D

Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations!

Hugs,
Michele

Vicky Hayes said...

Such beautiful colours against your white embossing Suzanne! And I love the apple! Vx

LuAnn said...

beautiful card Suzanne! thanks so much for playing along with us at The Hybrid Chick!

babar said...

the way you captuure the theme of Autumn in your card marvelous look so gorgeous.
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